If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.
The Immortal side of him is weak. He'll do whatever it takes to get his mate back, and I intend to plant the idea in his head.
If she left from Ashley, she would arrive in time to plant a garden at the ranch.
When spring came on, the soldiers found a plant just showing out of the ground that looked like asparagus, which, for some reason, they called "Mashka's sweet root."
The " nardoo " seed, on which the aborigines sometimes contrived to exist, is a creeping plant, growing plentifully in swamps and shallow pools, and belongs to the natural order of Marsileaceae.
Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.
In the future, each plant will be on the Internet.
Thus any twining plant with a heart-shaped leaf, white and green above and purple beneath, is called by them guaco (R.
You are to find your way to the underworld. When you are there, you will plant this in the ground.
WATER-LILY, a name somewhat vaguely given to almost any floating plant with conspicuous flowers, but applying more especially to the species of Nymphaea, Nuphar, and other members of the order Nymphaeaceae.
Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
The yeast plant and its allies are saprophytes and form no chlorophyll.
Any portion of the underground rhizome when broken off is capable of producing a new plant; hence the difficulty of eradicating them when once established.
The growth of the plant is slow, and its durability proportionately great, its death being determined generally by that of the tree on which it has established itself.
These forests were formerly very thick, but they are now greatly thinned by the Turks, who cut them down and take no care to plant others in their place.
The spore-cases remain after the plant is dried up and withered.
These investigators regarded yeast as a plant, and Meyer gave to the germs the systematic name of "Saccharomyces" (sugar fungus).
This flora, isolated by arid country from the rest of the continent, has evidently derived its plant life from an outside source, probably from lands no longer existing.
They subsisted miserably on the bounty of some natives, and partly by feeding on the seeds of a plant called nardoo.
Some of the Mangaboos fell down and had to be dragged from the fire, and all were so withered that it would be necessary to plant them at once.
The waiting room consisted of two chairs, an empty magazine rack, and a potted plant in the corner.
The municipality owns its electric-lighting plant; the water-works are under private ownership. The first settlement in the neighbourhood was made in 1838.
I thought you said they were getting ready to spread Shipton's body parts around to the sick and needy and then plant what was left.
It is probably a poisonous plant, belonging, as it does, to a dangerous cohort.
The fruit is eaten by most frugivorous birds, and through their agency, particularly that of the species which is accordingly known as missel-thrush or mistle-thrush, the plant is propagated.
The first steel plant in the southern states was established at Birmingham in 1897; in 1902, at Ensley, one of the suburbs, there were 10 furnaces controlled by one company.
The name is taken from Nicotiana, the tobacco plant, so called after Jean Nicot (1530-1600), French ambassador at Lisbon, who introduced tobacco into France in 1560.
They neither plant nor have they any manufactures except their rude bamboo and rattan vessels, the fish and game traps which they set with much skill, and the bows, blow-pipes and bamboo spears with which they and the produce of their hunting and fishing.
The landscape around them was bleak, almost as devoid of plant life as the white sands had been.
After another moult the insect passes into the passive nymphal or " pupal " stage, during which it takes no food and rests in some safe hiding-place, such as the soil at the base of its food-plant or the hollow of a leaf-stalk.
The usual variations in habit that characterize plant-feeding insects are exhibited by the Thysanoptera some species being found only on one particular food-plant, while others thrive indifferently on a large assortment.
Of late years many experiments have been made on the influence of electric fields or currents on plant growth.
Although this plant is popularly termed the "meadow mushroom," it never as a rule grows in meadows.
The industries are equal in importance to the transit trade, and embrace metalworking, ironfounding and machine building, the manufacture of electric plant, celluloid, automobiles, furniture, cables and chemicals, sugar refining, cigar and tobacco making, and brewing.
As far west, therefore, as the Cordillera, there is no evidence that any part of the region was ever beneath the sea in Mesozoic times, and the plant-remains indicate a land connexion with Africa.
This wealth of plant life is confined to the littoral and the coastal valleys, but the central valleys and the plateaux have, if not a varied flora, a considerable wealth of timber trees in every way superior to the flora inland in the same latitudes.
In 1827 and 1829, an English company endeavoured to plant a settlement at the Swan river, and this, added to a small military station established in 1825 at King George Sound, constituted Western Australia.
The kekop tree, the orange, the laurel, the juniper, the wild cactus, the curry plant, wild sage and celery flourish.
And if I can't eat the piglets you may as well plant me at once and raise catsup.
If you are a farmer and work alone, you can only plant as much land as you can personally plow. You can do just a couple of thousand calories of work a day, consuming only the energy produced by the food you ate.
While in college, Borlaug heard a lecture by Elvin Stakman about plant disease in wheat, barley, and oak crops.
From our standpoint, the plant wastes all the rest of its energy on riotous living: growing roots and leaves, soaking up water, separating carbon molecules from oxygen ones.
What if you knew exactly what to plant, when to plant it, when to harvest it?
Then he noticed when he bred tall pea plants with another tall plant, he occasionally got a short offspring, but usually tall ones.
That range between the smallest pea plant and the largest is the full spectrum of what that plant can be.
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.
I have never seen a plant-child!
It is very interesting to watch a plant grow, it is like taking part in creation.
Teaching classes was unexciting to him and Martha recently told me his summer plant testing project was a major disappointment.
The two vamps behind the first went down with one shot each, and he grunted as the others racing down the opposite side of the alley managed to plant two rounds in him before he blasted all of them to hell.
The road edged a thatch of forest past the water treatment plant and the power plant, and circled the central command hub in which she worked before leading to the main entrance of the compound.
Mow it down, plow it under and plant food that had to be tended.
How did he know to plant you as my assistant?
Many species of Thysanoptera are known to be habitually parthenogenetic. The eggs are laid on the food-plant, those females possessed of an ovipositor cutting through the epidermis and placing their eggs singly within the plant-tissues; a single female may take five or six weeks to deposit all her eggs.
The city owns its water-supply system and owns and operates its gas plant; an electric plant, privately owned, lights the streets and many houses.
The mining and washing plant is extremely good and largely constructed at Cagliari.
The plant is about 1 ft.
The oak in Europe is liable to injury from a great variety of insect enemies: the young wood is attacked by the larvae of the small stag-beetle and several other Coleoptera, and those of the wood-leopard moth, goat moth and other Lepidoptera feed upon it occasionally; the foliage is devoured by innumerable larvae; indeed, it has been stated that half the plant-eating insects of England prey more or less upon the oak, and in some seasons it is difficult to find a leaf perfectly free from their depredations.
The next moment a broad-leaved plant was jerked from the ground where it grew and held suspended in the air before the Wizard.
From our point of view, the job of the plant is to convert sunlight into energy and store that energy in a tasty way; then when we eat the plant, we get that energy.
Farmers don't optimize per plant but per farm.
Computers can determine when to plant seed and even what to plant.
In 2005, rice became the first crop plant whose complete genome had been compiled.
The farmers, with these contracts in hand, can plant aggressively knowing they have a ready buyer at a fixed price.
Again, it was the growth of a plant that furnished the text for a lesson.
Yates plowed yard today to plant grass.
She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."
This never costs anything to speak of, unless you plant more than enough.
The youth may build or plant or sail, only let him not be hindered from doing that which he tells me he would like to do.
This is the result of my experience in raising beans: Plant the common small white bush bean about the first of June, in rows three feet by eighteen inches apart, being careful to select fresh round and unmixed seed.
If I see, clearly see, that ladder leading from plant to man, why should I suppose it breaks off at me and does not go farther and farther?
The smoking shell spun like a top between him and the prostrate adjutant, near a wormwood plant between the field and the meadow.
One of Martha's Bird Song chores had been keeping the struggling plant hydrated.
How do you think I had my soul to plant in human-Deidre's head when she was born?
She was a plant by the Dark One who lured you and probably the rest of your brothers into bed.
She caught herself with her hands before she did a face-plant on the ground and tried to catch her breath.
Who better than your own daughter to plant as a mole?
She inched away from a plant whose slender stalk was maneuvering through several other plants to position its leaves in direct sunlight.
We plow them under so we can plant a garden and then spend half our time pulling them out of it so we can grow something to eat.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
Additionally, of the energy the plant absorbs, it only stores one tenth of it in the potato or bean or whatever part we eat.
I have no doubt that time discriminates between the good and the bad; and when at last I shall plant, I shall be less likely to be disappointed.
It was the only open and cultivated field for a great distance on either side of the road, so they made the most of it; and sometimes the man in the field heard more of travellers' gossip and comment than was meant for his ear: "Beans so late! peas so late!"--for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe--the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
The next depicted the planet, the next a woman holding a knife, then the fountain, a plant, a river.
No one here knew how to plant crops, but the next town over was made up of farm laborers.
Suppose Alfred Nota and his pal Homer's break-in at Collingswood Avenue was just a cover-up and their true mission was to plant a listening device.
Xander pushed into the mind of Ingrid to plant thoughts that would leave him free of her.
Father will plant melons and peas and beans.
It wouldn't physically be mine, but there's more to being a father than the time it takes to plant the seed.